Associate professor Ocean Vuong's debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, will be adapted for film by A24, an award-winning entertainment company.
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"English classes offer so much room for discussion and critical thought, and when I joined the English major, I immediately felt that. I felt like my voice was heard, and that I was more than just a number."
—Warren Charleston, UMass English 2019
January 22, 2021
Four UMass PhD students, Caroline Heafey, Maria Ishikawa, Saumya Lal, and John Yargo, presented at the Modern Language Association conference. Originally slated to take place in Toronto, the entire...
January 19, 2021
The Juniper Initiative for Arts and Action is pleased to announce receipt of an $8,300 grant from the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency, through its Cultural Investment Portfolio Program. The...
January 08, 2021
Ocean Vuong's best-selling debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, will be adapted for film by A24, the company behind films like Uncut Gems, Midsommar, Lady Bird and Moonlight. The news was...